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How do you know what tires will fit?

How do you know what tires will fit?

The two digit number after the slash mark is the aspect ratio which measures the tire’s cross-section to it’s width. If the tire size is 255/60 R16, the 60 means that the height is 60% of the tire’s width. The bigger the aspect ratio, the bigger the tire’s sidewall will be.

Can I put different size tires on my car?

Wheels and tires are not interchangeable words. Tires are a part of the wheel setup. For instance, your vehicle has a set size of rims, but you can buy different sizes of tires to fit those rims, as long as the middle of the tires is the correct size.

What happens if you use wrong tire size?

Effects of Wrong Size Tires Choosing too tall of a tire can result in a vehicle prone to rolling over, a dangerous concern for any driver. Tall tires may also rub against the inside of the wheel well. While not immediately problematic, this rubbing can lead to steering issues over time.

Do tires have to be exact size?

Width and diameter are the two factors that determine tire and rim compatibility. For diameter you’ll need to be sure that your tires and wheels are an exact match, e.g. a 215/65R17 tire will only fit on a 17″ diameter wheel.

How do you make your tires look wider?

8 Simple Ways to Make Your Car Look Wider

  1. Add Wider Wheels. Wider wheels is the number one way to make your car look wider.
  2. Add Wheels with Less Offset.
  3. Add Fender Flares/ Over-Fenders.
  4. Bend the Fenders Outward.
  5. Add Aero Pieces.
  6. Buy a wide body kit.
  7. Lower the car.
  8. Add a Wide Racing Stripe.

How much wheel poke is too much?

In general about 15mm of poke is fine. The tire and rim will be exposed and wider than the fender so just be careful. Don’t get wide rims and put narrow tires on them, this will expose the rim metal and risk damage if you hit anything.